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Brian has always nurtured his passion for travel in his spare time. He's traveled the world, visiting over 40 countries. Over time, this passion grew to the point where he began to search for opportunities to work in the travel industry. He's been an African Specialist at Mango Safaris since early 2006.


Tarangire Treetops

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Tarangire Treetop Camp

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Tarangire Treetop Camp - Tarangire Treetops. Copyright Elewana Africa. Just a spacer

Tarangire Treetops sits serenely in a private game reserve bordering the Tarangire National Park.



See thumbnails of all photos for this point of interest.

Overview



As you arrive at the Lodge, you are immediately greeted by a blaze of colour and a host of smiles all of which belong to the local Maasai tribesmen who have become part of the enchanting story that is Tarangire Treetops.

Centered about a Main Lodge - which itself encases a thousand year-old baobab tree - Tarangire Treetops comprises of 20 treehouses all of which are perched high above the ground in the broad bows of marula and baobab trees.

With furnishings that create warmth and demonstrate a commitment to local craftsmanship, the 'up-in-the-air' experience is completed by the open-fronted room design affording views across the Tarangire plains from an expansive but private balcony.

However it is the pure delight and sheer pleasure of Tarangire Treetops that will remain with you for years to come, and will keep you returning, if only in spirit, to this delightfully dreamlike lodge.

During a game drive through the famed Tarangire National Park there is nothing more enjoyable than arriving to a private area in the park for a delicious and relaxing luncheon. A variety of locales are selected depending on the seaon, and of course the animals.

Experience the drama and beauty of Africa in one of the most iconic locations that Tarangire has to offer. Sunset Hill is the perfect locations to sit atop and enjoy the deep orange sunsets that often welcome in the starry skies. With food and drinks served by one of the Treetops staff, this is truly a magical experience not to be missed.

The Maasai Village is about 20-30 minutes drive from Treetops and gives a perfect insight to the life of the Maasai. This village with its varying age of inhabitants are very warm and friendly and eager to meet guests from Treetops.

Boma Dinner & Masai Dancers – Sample the delights of eating under the stars in a traditional Maasai Boma whilst enjoying the dancing and singing of Maasai menfolk. Flavours of the bush as well as international cuisine if all available in this alfresco dining experience, all of which is done by lantern light and the glowing embers of a large bonfire.

Tarangire is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania. The park is famous for its huge number of elephants, baobab trees and tree climbing lions. Visitors to the park can expect to see any number of resident zebra and wildebeest in addition to the less common animals. Other common animals include waterbuck, giraffe, and olive baboons.

Home to more than 550 species, the park is a haven for bird enthusiasts who can expect so see dozens of species even in the dry season. The swamps are the focus of the largest selection of breeding birds anywhere in the world. Yellow-collared Lovebirds are a common bird sighting in the trees along the Tarangire River.

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